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newscricket10 days ago

Hopeful of hosting full domestic season and the best-ever World T20 event, claims Sourav Ganguly

The BCCI president, ahead of the opening fixture of the IPL 2021 season, claimed that he is hopeful of having a complete domestic season and also hosting the best ever World T20 even in India. He also credited the International and domestic players for staying in strict bio-secure environments.
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newscricket13 days ago

Indians are more tolerant, AUS and ENG players tend to give up on mental health, claims Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has given a controversial statement that Indians are more tolerant and claimed that Australia, England and West Indies players tend to 'give up' on mental health. He also recalled his worst phase in cricket career and stated that one has to bite the bullet and go through all.
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newscricket14 days ago

IPL 2021 | Season will go on as scheduled despite Maharashtra lockdown, asserts Sourav Ganguly

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has asserted that, despite a Covid surge in Maharashtra which has seen the state enforce lockdown, the Mumbai leg of the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League will go ahead as planned. On Sunday, the state of Maharashtra recorded a staggering 57,074 Covid-19 cases.
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newscricket16 days ago

Sourav Ganguly announces that he's 'fit' and 'back to work', adds that he's 'obsessed' with Rishabh Pant 

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, who had undergone angioplasty after suffering a mild cardiac arrest earlier this year, has announced that he's fit and working again besides revealing that he's obsessed with Rishabh Pant. He also had words of praises for Kohli, Rohit, Shami, Bumrah and Shardul.
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newscricket19 days ago

Won’t agree with Yo-Yo Test being the major criteria for selection; skill remains important, opines Virender Sehwag

After the likes of Rahul Tewatia and Varun Chakravarthy failed the Yo-Yo Test, Virender Sehwag has opined that the test shouldn’t have the upper advantage over skills in terms of selection. He also recalled that the likes of Tendulkar, Laxman and Ganguly didn’t clear fitness tests in the past.
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newscricketa month ago

Sourav Ganguly confirms Southampton as venue for the World Test Championship final

On Monday, BCCI’s president Sourav Ganguly confirmed that the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand would be played out at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Ganguly also credited Rahul Dravid’s work in the NCA, which has allowed a flourishing talent pool in the country.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Keeping T20 World Cup in mind, BCCI mulls option of closed door IPL 2021

With the Indian Premier League 2021 set to begin on April 9, reportedly, the BCCI is mulling the possibility of hosting the tournament without any crowd so as to avoid any problem ahead of the T20 World Cup. There have been multiple options that are being considered to host the tournament safely.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | BCCI reconsidering hosting day-night Tests following complaints from players

The BCCI are reportedly skeptical about hosting day-night pink-ball Test matches in the future after having received multiple complaints from Indian players regarding the nature of the pink-ball. Though India eventually won the Test by 10 wickets, the third Test turned out to be a lottery.
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newscricket2 months ago

BCCI and ECB have been supportive of tours unlike Cricket Australia, reckons Graeme Smith

CSA’s Director of Cricket, Graeme Smith has reckoned that India and England’s cricketing boards have been supportive of future tours with South Africa unlike Australia, which didn’t accept any terms. He also added that complaint against CA with the ICC is a message clear and loud.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Ahmedabad Tests and T20s are already sold out, reveals Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has revealed that the tickets for both the Ahmedabad Tests and the T20Is have already sold out as he expressed his pleasure as the fans returned to the cricket stadium for the first time. He has also added that the decision regarding having crowds back for the IPL will be taken soon.
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